South Dakota College Tuition Statistics

The 2022 average tuition & fees of South Dakota colleges is $9,720 for South Dakota residents and $13,374 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the average graduate tuition & fees is $8,468 for South Dakota residents and $13,002 out-of-state students.
The average living costs at South Dakota colleges is $12,115 when a student lives in on-campus facilities such as dormitory and school owned apartments. The off-campus living cost is $13,198 for academic year 2020-2021.
Below list shows colleges with highest and/or lowest college cost. We include only 4 years colleges for the statistics.

2022 South Dakota Colleges Tuition

The following table lists South Dakota colleges with colleges costs including tuition, fees, and living costs. For 4-years colleges and community colleges, the tuition & fees are the average of programs for an academic year ad for career/vocational schools (less than 2 years school), the tuition & fees are the costs for the largest program and length of program varies by institute.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesOn-Campus Living CostsOff-Campus Living CostsUndergraduate Tuition per Credit HourGraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
Augustana University
Sioux Falls, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,914$36,69615,35818,200$532$520
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,100
($9,000)
$15,849
($8,916)
11,90011,900$446$830
Dakota State University
Madison, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,735
($9,633)
$11,931
($6,731)
12,02213,240$425$622
Dakota Wesleyan University
Mitchell, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,880$15,3009,20011,000$592$425
Lake Area Technical College
Watertown, SD
Public, 2-4 years
$6,718--10,380$224-
Mitchell Technical College
Mitchell, SD
Public, 2-4 years
$7,524--8,550$228-
Mount Marty University
Yankton, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,980$9,65013,03613,756$626$717
National American University-Rapid City
Rapid City, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,660$15,450-13,167$387$499
Sioux Falls Seminary
Sioux Falls, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$3,600$3,600-17,500$599$599
Northern State University
Aberdeen, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,947
($8,845)
$11,936
($6,736)
13,45013,450$444$663
Oglala Lakota College
Kyle, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$2,684$2,51811,65011,650$112$115
Presentation College
Aberdeen, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,006$18,15713,93613,685$812$668
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Rapid City, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,530
($12,110)
$20,116
($11,924)
12,54015,160$551$680
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,809
($9,299)
$16,917
($9,384)
12,11713,805$427$655
Sinte Gleska University
Mission, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$3,154$2,008-17,000$131$125
University of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,900$7,11011,77013,700$384$395
Sisseton Wahpeton College
Sisseton, SD
Public, 2-4 years
$4,510-6,5006,250$164-
Southeast Technical College
Sioux Falls, SD
Public, 2-4 years
$7,650-12,91012,910$255-
University of South Dakota
Vermillion, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,942
($9,432)
$12,768
($7,118)
13,22515,025$431$655
Western Dakota Technical College
Rapid City, SD
Public, 2-4 years
$8,332--13,550$298-
National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension
Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,675--13,167$186-
Institute of Lutheran Theology
Brookings, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,978$8,028-13,316$831$425
The Salon Professional Academy
Rapid City, SD
Private, 2-4 years
$14,108--15,816--
Headlines Academy Inc
Rapid City, SD
Private, 2-4 years
$13,985--24,994--
Sanford Medical Center
Sioux Falls, SD
Private, 2-4 years
$2,750-----
Stewart School
Sioux Falls, SD
Private, 2-4 years
$13,200--18,428--
Average$13,374$13,00212,11513,198$413$537